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Luis  Locay

Luis Locay

Associate Professor, Economics

(305) 284-1502
Jenkins 523G

Research Interests

  • Economic growth and development
  • Industrial organization
  • Labor and health economics, and demography
  • The Cuban Economy

Selected Publications

"The Effects of Spanish-Language Background on Completed Schooling and Aptitude Test Scores," Economic Inquiry (coauthor  with Regan and Diamond)

“Entrepreneurship and productivity: The slow growth of the planned economies,” Review of Economic Dynamics (coauthor with Bajona)

“Price Discrimination in Competitive Markets,” Journal of Political Economy (coauthor with Rodriguez)

“Specialization, Non-Market Production, and the Measurement of Economic Growth,” American Economic Review (coauthor with Devereux)

“Economic Development and the Division of Production Between Households and Markets,” Journal of Political Economy

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Economics


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1983
  • B.A., Economics, University of California at Davis, 1976
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of California at Davis, 1976


  • Microeconomic theory
  • Economic growth and development
  • Applied microeconomics

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